sweat gland


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sweat gland

[′swet ‚gland]
(physiology)
A coiled tubular gland of the skin which secretes sweat.
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Therapath's focus is on research and development in the testing services for muscle biopsy, nerve biopsy with teased fiber analysis, ocular (including optic neuritis), skin epidermal nerve fiber density, sweat gland nerve fiber density, skin biopsy for CADASIL and other storage disorders as well as brain/spinal cord specimens.
USC faculty member Krzysztof Kobielak and his team used a system to make all of the sweat gland cells in a mouse easy to spot: labeling them with green fluorescent protein (GFP), which is visible under ultraviolet light.
In contrast, during a marathon race, sweat gland stem cells remain largely dormant, and glandular output rather than tissue expansion accounts for the 3 liters of sweat our body needs.
When these tumors originate in the salivary glands, they are referred to as pleomorphic adenomas; when they originate in the sweat glands, they are referred to as chondroid syringomas.
Sweat gland carcinomas are, collectively, rare with a reported incidence of around 0.
Other nerves lead out from ganglia to the terminals near the secretory coil of the sweat glands.
Thus, glucose starvation at the level of the eccrine sweat gland should probably not be a concern for clinicians working with diabetic populations.
BARCELONA, SPAIN -- Hepatitis C virus actively replicates in the healthy epidermis and sweat glands of chronically infected patients--and more important, is secreted in their sweat, Dr.
BARCELONA,SPAIN -- Hepatitis C virus replicates in the healthy epidermis and sweat glands of chronically infected patients--and is secreted in their sweat, Dr.
Glycopyrrolate, a quaternary anticholinergic, "turns off" the sweat gland via cholinergic blockade, instead of occluding sweat pores.
The peptide may even explain how sweat glands originally arose in animals, adds another biologist.
Those that interfere with sweat gland function include diuretics, antihistamines, antidepressants, antihypertensives, and antipsychotics.